Social Security Social security in the Netherlands can be subdivided into social insurance benefits, depending on the source of the funding. Social insurance is funded from the contributions paid by employees. This system is compulsory. All employees are automatically insured and pay a contribution. Social welfare benefits are financed from central governmental funds. Dutch law […]
Brief Description of Employees’ and Employers’ Associations Only in case of a collective dismissal, or if provided by a Collective Labour Agreement, the employer is obliged to inform the trade unions when it reports its intention to implement the dismissal to the Employee Insurance Agency. Frequently, a social plan (e.g. termination packages) is negotiated. There […]
L&E Global’s Global Employment Law Highlights Spring 2013 report covers the latest trends in employment law throughout the world.
Non-compete clauses are an essential part of any contemporary employment contract. When conducting business in foreign jurisdictions, it is imperative that you understand and are aware of current employment laws concerning the implementation and use of non-competes. Below are ten points you should consider when executing a non-compete in The Netherlands, Belgium, Spain, Germany, France […]